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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Coronavirus Testing Expands to Two Days a Week at Six Flags America

The Maryland Department of Health set a new record Friday for the most tests at a community-based site. They conducted 1,686 COVID-19 tests at the new Six Flags America site. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state is expanding testing to two days a week at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro. State health […]

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May 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Pruebas Gratis de COVID-19 en Six Flags America

Six Flags America abrirá un espacio para pruebas de COVID-19, y no requerirá una orden o cita médica. El sitio abrirá este viernes para cualquier residente de Maryland que crea que ha estado expuesto al virus, según un comunicado de prensa del gobernador Larry Hogan. Esta locación de Six Flags America en Upper Marlboro está […]

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May 27, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

New COVID-19 Testing Site to Open at Six Flags America

A new COVID-19 testing site is opening at Six Flags America and will not require a doctor’s order or appointment. The site will open this Friday for any Maryland resident who believes they have been exposed to the virus, according to a press release by Governor Larry Hogan. This new site in Upper Marlboro is […]

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May 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Metro Operations May Not be Back to Normal Until Spring 2021

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority released its multi-phased COVID-19 recovery plan Monday, indicating it may not return to its normal operations until Spring 2021. On Saturday, Paul Wiedefeld, general manager and CEO of WMATA, penned an op-ed in the Washington Post, saying, “Until a vaccine is available, our customer experience can’t be what it was […]

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May 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles Emphasizes Importance of Recreation While Being Safe and Smart

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced the first steps towards reopening the state. This includes allowing people to go to places like golf courses, tennis courts, state parks, and playgrounds. Meanwhile, local officials are urging residents to stay home except for essential travel and approved outdoor activities to help prevent the spread of the virus. Montgomery Parks […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Parks Reopens Various Park Amenities

Montgomery Parks reopened various park amenities Thursday following Gov. Larry Hogan’s updated state order. The following amenities and programs will be reopened to the public: All outdoor tennis courts Campgrounds – located at Little Bennett Regional Park and Cabin John Regional Park The driving range at South Germantown Recreational Park Archery ranges – located at […]

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May 7, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Worthington Manor Golf Club Gets Jump on Other Courses

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that golf courses could open as soon as Thursday morning. The nine MCG courses (including Falls Road, Hampshire Greens, Laytonsville and Northwest) will open Friday but Worthington Manor, which is in Urbana in Frederick County, decided to not wait and have officially opened. Let the games begin. A foursome at […]

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May 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

If Trends Continue Next Week, Maryland Can Lift Stay at Home Order

If COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decrease and ICU stays continue to plateau into next week, Maryland will be ready to lift its Stay at Home order, Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  “Over the past seven days we have seen a good trend in hospitalizations with five straight days downward and then […]

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May 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Public Schools to Stay Closed Remainder of Academic Year

Maryland Public Schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic 2019-2020 school year. Online learning will continue and students will not return to campuses because of the coronavirus. The announcement was made Wednesday at a news conference with Gov. Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon. Salmon said, “After extensive discussions with […]

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May 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, May 6 and it’s National Nurses Day! Thank a nurse for their frontline work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five things to know for today in Montgomery County. 1. Governor’s Press Conference: Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a press conference at 3 p.m. to give COVID-19 updates. It streams live on his […]

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